Micagor – Micajah – McCager Golden, 1829 VA to 1875 MO

Micajah Golden‘s line seldom extends beyond showing his parents. The glue that binds him to a specific family tree are a number of YDNA tests that match with descendants of William Golding c1704-1782 and Elizabeth Foster c1704-1775. Born 17 Feb 1829  at Elk Creek, Grayson, Virginia … not known to be home turf to Goldings … Read more

William Golding Land Grant 250 Acres, 1771, South Carolina

Golding / Golden / Goulding et al Family History on Facebook This land grant was to William Golding, c1704-1782, married to Elizabeth Foster, c1704-1775. Note: At least four William Golding male descendants have been YDNA-tested: haplotype R1b R-M269. Prior to South Carolina, the William Golding family lived in Orange, Orange County, Virginia. Most of William’s … Read more

The Reverend William Golding/Goulding of the Somers Isles and Rector of St George Parish, Bermuda 1643-1648

Golding / Golden / Goulding et al Family History on Facebook Below are some of my background notes on the Reverend William Golding/Goulding (hereafter William Golding) of the Somers Isles. My theory is that the Rev William Golding is the father of the John Golding that married Elizabeth Ripley at Gloucester, Virginia in 1658, and is the origin … Read more

William Golding (1911-1993), Lord of the Flies explains how it all came about

Golding / Golden / Goulding et al Family History on Facebook Sir William Gerald Golding Born: 19 September 1911 at Newquay, Cornwall, England, UK Died 19 June 1993 (aged 81) at Perranarworthal, Cornwall, England, UK Married to Ann Brookfield on 30 September 1939. They had two children, Judith and David. Occupation Writer of novels, plays and poems. Nobel … Read more

William Golding born 1597 and christened at St Leonard – Shoreditch – Middlesex – England

Golding/Golden/Goulding et al Family History on Facebook William Golding, probably born in January 1597 (or December 1596), was christened at St Leonard, Shoreditch, Middlesex, England in January of 1597. His father is listed in the parish registry as Edward Golding. I have not been able to learn more about the family. Life when William Golding … Read more

Virginia – May 1636 – William Golding

Golding/Golden/Goulding Family History on Facebook Names and Places: William Parker, Warisquicke (Warwick) County, Nansemond River, Dumpling Island, John Gately, John Middep, Jane Veale, Mary Harford, John Freethorne, Mary Waters, William Golding. Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers. Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, 1623-1666, Vol. I, page 42.

Feb 19, 1868 – Ira Golding sues William T. Golding

Golding/Golden/Goulding Family History on Facebook Defendant William T. Golding loses legal case to plaintiff Ira Golding. The Sheriff will auction off William’s store house and lot of land plus one black mule for cash as part of the settlement. — Edgefield Advertiser. (Edgefield, S.C.), March 25, 1868 edition   Note: As of this posting, I … Read more

How many William Golding/Golden/Gouldings and Gauldens are there … in 2013?

Golding/Golden/Goulding Family History on Facebook Many of today’s Goldens, Gouldings and Gauldens that originated in southeastern England started out as Goldings. This area (Essex, Sussex, Kent counties) was the original home to at least three great Golding lines in modern America that have a common ancestor in Sir Thomas Golding, 1435-1505. These three great lines … Read more